Lindsay Hill is an educator focused on bringing humanity and a sense of belonging into our schools and education system. She joined the Raikes Foundation as a program officer in 2015. In addition to her national education strategy work, Lindsay leads the foundation’s efforts around diversity, equity and inclusion. Prior to joining the Raikes Foundation, she spent four years as the founding executive director of Teach For America – Washington. She began her career as a fourth-grade teacher in Brooklyn and later worked as a program director, supporting new teachers in three of New York City’s boroughs. Lindsay has also served as the director of training and support for the “I Have a Dream” Foundation, and she sits on the board of directors for multiple education nonprofits, including the Wayfinder Foundation. In addition to her work at the Raikes Foundation, she is also a public speaker and a diversity, equity, and inclusion coach. Lindsay extends her commitment to social justice outside of the workplace, engaging in direct action efforts such as Ferguson and Standing Rock with her family. She holds a joint bachelor’s degree in sociology and public policy from Pomona College and a master’s degree in teaching from Pace University. Lindsay lives in Seattle, Washington with her partner Matt and two (soon to be three!) children.